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FERROUS METALS - MILD STEEL
A ferrous metal is a metal that contains iron.
An example of a ferrous metal is mild steel.
Mild steel is used to manufacture a range of steel products:
Car bodies, general parts for machines, steel tube, chains and many more
FERROUS METALS - STAINLESS STEEL
Alloy of iron, nickel and 10.5% to 11% chromium.
Tough, resistant to rust and stains. Does not corrode.
Cutlery, medical instruments, specialist corrosion resistant products such as pipes. Stainless steel pots and bans. Jewellery and watches.
|1. What is a Ferrous metal? 2 marks|
|2. Stainless steel is a ferrous metal. Name a product manufactured from stainless steel. Explain why it is made from this stainless steel. 4 marks|
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